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Peter Edward Kyle

Peter Edward Kyle, American mechanic engineer, educator. member of faculty mechanic engineering Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1934-1946, associate professor, 1944-1946; member of faculty Cornell Univercity, 1946-1954; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Metals, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Kyle, Peter Edward was born on February 10, 1908 in Lakeport, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Edward McKenzie and Lydia Mary (Plant) Kyle.

  • Education

    • Student Carnegie Institute Technology, 1927-1929, Lehigh University (James Ward Packard research fellow), 1933-1934. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell Univercity (Westinghouse War Memorial scholar), 1933. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1939.

    Career

    • 1 son, James Peter; married second, Mary Savage Wells, November 27, 1953. Children—James Savage, Robert Seth, Richard Edward. Research engineer Westinghouse Elec.

      Corporation, E. Pittsburgh, 1929. Research fellow Lehigh University, 1933-1934. Member of faculty mechanic engineering Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1934-1946, associate professor, 1944-1946.

      Instructor Lowell Institute School Machine Design, 1937-1943. Member of faculty Cornell Univercity, 1946-1954. Former vice president Lessells & Associates, Inc.

      Consultant industrial concerns on mechanic and metallurgical problems, 1954-1959. Manager materials department Allied Research Associates, Inc., Boston, 1959-1961, chief engineer aero/mechanic engineering department, 1961-1962, chief materials technical section, Concord, Massachusetts, 1962-1968. Professor mechanic engineering Norwich U., Northfield, Vermont, 1968-1979, professor emeritus, since 1979.

      Executive secretary Vermont State Board Registration for Professional Engineers, Norwich U., since 1978. Staff war metallurgy committee National Academy Sciences, Washington, 1943-1944. Registered profile engineer, Massachusetts, Vermont.

    Membership

    Member of faculty mechanic engineering Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1934-1946, associate professor, 1944-1946. Member of faculty Cornell Univercity, 1946-1954. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Metals, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Fanny E. Sly, July 8, 1933.; married second, Mary Savage Wells, November 27, 1953. Children: James Savage, Robert Seth, Richard Edward.
    • father: Edward McKenzie Kyle
    • mother: Lydia Mary (Plant) Kyle
    • spouses: Fanny E. Sly
    • Mary Savage Wells
    • children: James Savage Kyle
    • Robert Seth Kyle
    • Richard Edward Kyle
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    Born February 10, 1908
    Died December 6, 1984
    (aged 76)
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